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ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> we have breaking news on san francisco bay. a yacht that will be involved in america's cup races just cap sized. sky 7 hd is live over the scene this, is right near golden gate bridge. we zoom out. this is a yacht among those set to race next year in america's cup. as we looked around there are rescue boats around. we didn't see sailors in the water, we presumed they had been rescued. there were a number of vehicles out there. the team has been practicing on the bay for months in smaller boats. this is a 72-footer. >> happening now a bus company for people with disabilities says there was a misunderstanding that led to a woman being kicked off of the bus this morning. >> the woman couldn't come up with enough cash for a paratransit ride to her doctor's office this morning. it's a story you'll see own only on abc 7 news. >> instead of making a doctor's appointment she spent the day sitting in her wheelchair at orinda bart station left there by east bay paratransit. the company supposed to take the woman to the other side of the bay. >> i said i'm not getting off the bus. she said they
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. let's show you some video from just moments ago. people walking in. look at the crowd. san francisco nation. very weird at times. there are no individuals. they cheer together, rejoice together. these aren't baseball games, they're happening. >> so excited. it's vibrant and energy. >> we have the weather, the team, diversity. we have people. every population coming out. whatever background is, they're here. >> detroit beat writers are knocking us for having a build a bear. i'm okay with garlic fries and panda hats. i think it's just giving everyone an opportunity to enjoy the moment. that is what we're all about. >> what is the message to detroit and the rest of the world? >> here we are. we're not going away. >> that is right. we're going to detroit after this, if we want to bring bears and hats and wear glitter and dress funny, they're just going to get used to it and they're going to have to respect it. the fact is that it's not just a baseball team anymore. it's about us. live outside ballpark abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> abc 7 can help you show your giants pride on facebook. just go to
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
they become available. >> president obama is in ohio fresh off a fund raising trip to san francisco, urging students at ohiolp statenot university to get out the vote directing them to buses to give them rides to early voting locj9s. today is the deadline to register to vote in ohio. there is a poll showing the president's lead narrowing in key states. he holds a 51 to 40% among likely voters right now. there is a look at how much money he raised and latest on mitt romney's campaign coming up. >> and the tightening race is adding more pressure on this vice president's debate between paul ryan and joe biden, you can watch life here thursday, start agent 6:00. >> and happening now, number pechl sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak reached 119. >> the cdc said new jersey has reported at least one illness from meningitis. a tainted batch of shots produced by a specialty pharmacy is to blame for this outbreak. a lawmaker from that state launched a congressional investigation into the company that manufactured this drug. >> four california clinics on the list of medical centers receiving ster
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
singing "i left my heart in san francisco" then the song "we are the champions" was being played. i saw people crying. such a great day. the giants president says hey, can we do this again every october? live at civic center abc 7 news. >> what a party that was. >> i think they're going to need that golden broom on the streets. >> yes. this began on market street. of course. and as larry mentioned just tons of confetti out there. >> we heard carolyn tyler reverence the tony ben yet song, so emotion for everybody. let's listen in to that. let's go to wayne freedman who is live still probably on market street now. >> market street looks like a love tornado going on. take a look at the graffiti. here comes the fire department. people still celebrating. this is going to have to pass for fall leaves on halloween night. a meeting, here is how it looks earlier. what a crowd. what a ferver. one girl skipped school told us she had world series fever, maybe a million people shared this ailment. only one cure, let's hear from will clark and tim lincecum. >> it's fun to come out here to see fan
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> storm still causing chaos fort( travelers. 100 flights cancelled again today at san francisco international airport. >> abc 7 news talked to some of the stranded passengersv:. >> this woman just needs to be back home. after 30 minutes, she still haven't have a flight. >> what happened back there? >> it's complicated. >> are the airlines cooperate something. >> yes. everybody wants to fly now. >> brian green's flight rescheduled for tomorrow. >> i have to be at a cemetery. so the circumstances definitely suck. that is my story. hopefully, they can help me out. >> we're in mendocino. and have thursday getting back to the east coast. >> at least he's in no great crush to get home. vegas. >> you're going to be a prisoner of love in loss vegas. >> there are years on the ceiling. >> mireon finds it amusing. >> where is this going? >> adding to the confusion is that all 114 flights to the seven airports were cancelled. to see some of flights take off. advice if you want to know if your flight is going to be taking off, go online, check with your airline. >> san francisco bomb squad just clearedfá
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
dodgers to san francisco packers. packers to bears. >> adam and lauren on vacation from chicago strolling by the ticket office and saw a sign and asked a question. >> he said about 200 seats she said. it was time for us to act fast. we pulled the trigger. >> where in the stadium? >> 307. i don't know. upper deck. >> how much were they? >> $120 each. >> that wasn't a playoff game? >> we've got to experience it. >> tonight they will. after the first game call it on omen. mid westerners rooting for giants. >> are you please stand by, this is a testing to buy the gear? >> yes. hats at least. >> you're not going to go st. louis cards on them? >> no. no. >> so you might wonder where the tickets came there. there is a secret. they're what giants call turn back tickets. there is a certain number of tickets to major league baseball and to players from st. louis cardinals. some don't get used so last minute they turn them back. the giants sell them. how do you get those? watch the giants web site z hopefully you can get lucky. wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. there are some big names
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
lose on jets this, time, grounding a flight out of san francisco the airline says the flight to mim was canceled this morning after a row of economy seats on that boeing 7 a57 came loose before takeoff. >> there is a a cool down here. >> despite the cool down we've got clear skies and there are high heights. and here in san francisco, we've got low to mid-70s jufts abouter wrefr else there is our first forecast looking ahead during evening hours there is clear to partly cloudy skies. there is lots of sun and lingering clouds. low temperatures range from 58 into coolest spots to 56 in orm locations z mainly sunny skies and owe coastal clouds, high temperatures from mid 60s to mid-70s inland. there is a a longer look at the forecast. >> thank you. still ahead at 4:00 there is a new store opening in the bay area. >> and shortage on a popular drink. it's now hitting black market. how much consumers are willing to pay to get their fix. >> and zynga takes a dive. and stories and more coming up. >> take a look at traffic. what we've been hoping to be a get away friday. and and right there
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
city you can hear it now. blue angels doing practice flights over san francisco bay. and is surveying the area. they're known for flying 18 inches apart. doing it over san francisco bay is a special challenge. >> any time there is a body of water with a city coming down to the water that makes air and texture more turbulent. >> also we want to tell you a plane is making a debut this year this is a real combat plane capable of razor-sharp turns. this will perform saturday and sunday. >> and there is a live picture of the uss makeon island in san francisco. and abc 7 news has that story. >> this floating city was too bus dwree tiz vit -- visit san francisco last year. and it was preparing for a long deployment. the crew is considered to give you a tour. >> there is a interesting to see people are great to meet. have a lot of stories to tell. >> local dig tearies climbed on board today to meet with military leaders. they're focused on how they'll work with the military if there is a disaster here and we need help. >> experts in logistics and we need that should there be a big disaster th
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
forcefully throughout the golden gate and temperatures have dropped sharply. san francisco has a temperature right now of 24 degrees lower than the reading at this hour yesterday. it's 13 degrees cooler now in redwood city than yesterday. 19 degrees cooler in oakland. and just single digits cooler inland east bay locations z there is a look at the forecast. temperatures ranging from mid-50s upper 70s tomorrow morning fog lingering at the coast. 50-5 degrees, mild into afternoons but not very warm with highs ranging tomorrow from about 60s on the coast to upper 70s to maybe about 80 into warmest locations. further cooling coming our way later,. >> thank you. >> and rangers hit allen rock park tell us the area will be open tomorrow. the park has been closed yesterday and today this is because of extreme fire danger and will open tomorrow on a restricted basis. >> and there is a warning about extreme fire conditions. cal fire says fall is when california has largest and most-damaging wildfires in these dry conditions this there is a potential for disaster, it's been a busy season fo
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
here in san francisco. and right now in san joaquin valley 20 people are being treated after being hurt after a large truck slammed into an amtrak train. impact pushed one trains four cars off the tracks and this is in a railroad crossing. the train carrying 169 passengers and amtrak plans to use buses to shuttle those passenger autos and a search is on for two fisherman whose boat cap sized. >> happening now there are family members walking rugged beaches looking for signs of their loved ones. they searched the rocky coast where a fishing boat was hit by a wave and crashed on to the rock yesterday morning. there is another man still missing. and two men were wearing life jackets and told authorities they were not. coast guard has been searching ever since, calling it still a search not a recovery mission. family and friends have been mounting efforts hoping for any sign of the two men. >> maybe they were tired and couldn't preach the -- reach the shore, we were doing everything we can. and there is you know, big groups of people there are searches continuing this evening. >> there
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
authorities released this picture today of the san francisco man accused of abducting a 9-year-old girl from a school bathroom. bradley burroughs yek is charged with kidnapping the child last month then molesting her. the girl fought off the attacker and ran to the school for help. is he accused of photographing girls in a bathroom last spring. >> police searching for a man and woman involved in a snatch and grab robbery at this store, they released video of the crime that happened inside gold rush jewelers on 4th street. you saw the thief looking at watches then running out the door with one of them. the clerk tries to chase him down but the man manages to get away. according to witnesses he jumped into a gold toyota camery. >> there is a bay area connection to a horrifying crime in new york a nanny is accuse ofed of killing two young children. the family used to live in noe valley and the father is a former yahoo executive. >> investigators are trying to figure out a motive. >> they came to the upper west side and stared, hopelessly trying to make some sense of the horror and pain her
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the registered voters in san francisco. about 48,000. that would fill a lot of boxes. the box koz stretch the length of this massive hallway. and beyond. >> this is involved in any recall process. >> in six years there have been fail add testimonies to recall supervisors jake mcgoldrick and sophie maxwell. not enough signatures could be gathered. domestic violence victims advocates are reluctant to support a recall yet but believe something needs to change. >> it's just make sense you'd have a convicked -- convicted domestic violence abuser leading the sheriff's department. >> in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> still head on abc 7 news at 4:00 improving school test scores and the milestone reached for the very first time by california kids. >> you have a duty to make sure this doesn't happen. >> an emotional plea from victims of the san bruno pipeline tragedy. later in this newscast demands they're making to state regulators. >> at 4:12 let's check on traffic in the san francisco skyway. looks like a gloomy afternoon. traffic from left to right headed to the east ba
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
>> also, breaking this afternoon out of south san francisco, a strong odor forced a building evacuation north of colma creek. people had to be decontaminated and taken to the hospital. firefighters are trying to determine the cause of the problem there. >> right now surfers being told to stay away from a popular beach. you can see it on the map here after a shark he killed a surfer today that happened at about noon in lompoc. the surfer says the shark lunged at his friend then swam off. >> chains have been required over interstate 880 because of several inches of snow. the condition caused so many spinouts, the chp held traffic at td border for a time. heavy akoom laigs forced caltrans to scramble to put away equipment. >> a foot of snow fell at donner summit. the resort will make more snow overnight and decide tomorrow whether it can open two lifts by the end of the week making it the first california ski resort to open this season. both have begun reving up their machines to help sup memt the second wave of natural snow. storm has dumped 30 inches of snow in the sierra. >>
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
city block. in the west portal neighborhood of san francisco, abc 7 news. >> investigators trying to figure out what set off a two alarm fire this morning. the fire department says neighbors reported flames coming from the roof of the building. the loud booms likely caused by live ammunition going off inside of the burning house. >> this shell casings become project yils. nose as if coming from a gun, but enough that it may injury you. >> the homeowners suffered burns while escaping the fire. the pets are now missing. >> police are investigating a city 37th homicide of the year. a man shot just before 2:00 in the morning in the 1700 block of rogers avenue in north san jose. police are still searching for the gunman. >> a set back for pg&e in an attempt to get ratepayers 90% of the cost of fixing natural gas pipelines. the california public utilities commission announced it will limit portions to just 36%. the plan requires pg&e to replace 186 miles of pipeline, installing hundreds of shuttoff valves which could have minimized the damage. pg&e says it's disappointed in this decision.
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. and there is a san francisco man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl is now facing new charges. >> this 25-year-old accused in a second incident this one in daily city. and according to prosecutors he hid in a bathroom and took inappropriate photos of 9-year-old girls by reaching underneath the stall. is he in jail for groping another 9-year-old and carrying her off campus. investigators say she reported the crime. >> gloria allred is joining the sexual misconduct case against a alleged teacher james hooker who left his wife and kids to move in way former student. hooker facing felony sex assault charges filed by another former student. >> now, oakland police are investigating another fatal shooting that just happened. >> shots rang out this afternoon on the 1500 block of 57th avenue. and this is the fifth murder in oakland in less than 24 hours. around 6:00 two men were shot while sitting in a van then two men shot dead within an hour and a half on mcarthur boulevard. >> there are supporters and family of 18-year-old alan blueford are planning to address the city council. it s
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
one left. >> they take advantage of it? they can go back to san francisco. i'd like to see that happen. >> if you goat san francisco? one game at a time. if they can win game six, anything can happen. i'm going to see them continue it. i'm going to have a little bit of giants baseball left. >> live in st. louis, this is what you've got outside of the ballpark in st. louis. a $3 brat. some of the best-looking brats and dogs we've seen. >> aus yim. best in st. louis. >> okay. they like their brats in st. louis. do you like the giants? >> i like cardinals a little bit better. >> you're very nice people. >> we don't boo you guys like how you booed carlos belltran. >> now, you're getting controversial. game time, temperature now is about 50 degrees. in an hour they expect it to be down in the high 40s. there is a light forecast of rain. live in st. louis wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. nice how you make friends on the road. >> kudoes this afternoon to giants catcher buster posey. winner of the national league come back player of the year award recovering from a nasty
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. >> well they did it. the mayors of san francisco and detroit made a world series bet. >> it does not include garlic fries. >> losing will haveu! to visit the winning mayor city, provide a day of service to our youth in our city, and at the same time take the opportunity to visit the thing that's make our city successful. >> that is better than the lame bets mayors usually make. mayor lee did not want to talk about what he would do if detroit wins but it might include a tour of a chevy bolt factoryóá29. >> go to facebook.com and like us first, click the giants logo. that will take to you the page where you can choose to share badges to show your support onñ your wall. >> right now, gas prices are falling in the bay area. slowly. they came?; 829 again overnight.my in oakland, san jose and san francisco. here are the prigss for regular unleaded. $4.34 a gallon in oakland and san jose. had:$45 in san.#ncisco.r wnxd 19 cents to 21 cents since last week. >> investigators on the scene of a deadly crane accident at the port of oakland. >>
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> the day of reckoning is near for suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. >> the board is preparing for a vote on whether or not he keeps his job. >> this is happening now, the clock ticking down on the vote whether or not to reinstate ross mirkarimi. nine of the 11 supervisor votes are needed to save the job. they're not talking about which way they might be leaning. mirkarimi suspended in march after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment. a neighbor called police after his wife showed her the bruise she got him from during an argument z she now stands by him, but the mayor and ethics commission want him out. today, an antidomestic violence group held a rally at city hall and called for his removeal. and he his wife called this case a political witch hunt. the meeting is tomorrow afternoon at 2:00. >> there is a judge postponing a hearing to determine how much pacific gas and electric should be fined for the explosion. the california public utilities commission wants the hearing suspended so it can negotiate a deal in private upsetting assemblyman
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
louie joins us live from san francisco international airport with more, david? >> the question is closing down those airports... the word cancelled appeared all over the boards, some airlines set up areas just to handle paengss. dr. evans and the family saw their flight cancelled yesterday. he has cancer patients scheduled for chemotherapy. >> only way to figure out how to get home before waens was to fly to st. louis through denver with a three-hour layover, then drive to massachusetts. 22 hours. >> that is a nightmare. >> it's a mess, a mess. i just hope we're safe, driving. >> this passenger flying from l.a. to newark, new jersey. she ended up in san francisco. >> this is my first time flying so... i feel like flying is horrible. i don't want to do it again. >> the sheer volume of cancellations meant some couldn't reach the airlines by phone. >> i stayed on the phone 20 minutes. nobody answered. then you're on hold. >> if you want up to the date cancellations just go to abc 7 news.com. >> we'll have continuing coverage the rest of the evening. abc news extreme weather team will
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
preview the third and final presidential debate. >> right now police in san francisco arrested a man who sucker punch aid 94-year-old woman in chinatown. officers say the man described as 50, came up behind the comewoman hitting her several times in the head. she fell and may have suffer aid fractured skull. the attacker chased by witnesses. police arrested him. the woman is in san francisco general hospital with life threatening injuries. >> the injury skiding the fate of gisele esteban about to wrap up first day of deliberations. she is charged with killing michelle le in may of last year. esteban's attorney says she did not plan on killing le but snapped. >> happening throughout northern california a three-day fund-raiser for the family of kenonyoung storm. he was shot and killed last month. now, through wednesday night, 20% of the sales at california pizza kitchen will go a benefit fund for his wife and four school-aged children. >> yahoo imported renewed earnings today. >> the ceo hired away from google gave her vision for the future of yahoo. >> that is right. david louie h
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
fire department says this there was lightning the area before the call came in. >> san francisco giants on the way to defeating reds in game four and they're in the top of the 8th now. >> this is three overcoming a short the outing and there is abc 7 news reporter is right by at and t park. vans have got to be loving it. >> they're loving it. the first batter for the giants hit that home run and fans have been excited ever since. there is where we are live and also, next door. there is what we know is that this started at 1:07 people decided to have a late lunch or early dinner. i don't know. they're hoping that giants will close them off. you know odds are against them. they won yesterday and they're ahead now. encouraging was to see tim lincecum coming in as a relief pitcher. many clapping and cheering him on. this gave them hope. >> i hope they can pull it off. >> i am not going to say anything yet. i have a good feeling. >> and how about lincecum. >> i want today's game to be over already and there is some good hitting. >> and some people brought lap tops and work from the far and t
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
second base. among fans there are a few from san francisco. they're transplants from the mid west. in the case of jake whitly from tennessee. don't let the beard fool you. he's nine years old and it's fake. >> he loves ryan wilson and lincecum and posey. he's from a cardinals house. he loves them. >> so you brought your son. he's wearing a beard. >> that is about it. >> so... i guess someone in that family is going to be happy. we don't know who, yet. as for rain here is a live picture, some st. louis fans staying inside of the stadium. a few hovering outside trying to get dry. we're told the front would arrive about the time it did. what you're looking at here is nothing. the front looks bigger. there is a long line of thundershowers, giants trailing 3-1 in the 7th. umpires could cancel the game. giants fans hoping they don't do so. we're live outside of the new busch stadium in st. louis wayne freedman abc 7 news. wayne, thank you. they're going to wait it out. good news from spencer christian is that it looks like within a half hour or 45 minutes it should clear. let's hope that is
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